On the basis of the Center for Standardization and Metrology under the Kyrgyz Ministry of Economy, an information session on the application of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), International Standard for dried apricot DDP-15 was held, Kabar with reference to the press service of the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.
At the event, the participants were presented with a story about making changes and additions to the International Standard on Minimum Requirements (quality, maturity, calibration) for dried apricots in the southern region.
Moreover, information on the work implemented by the Regional Working Group of representatives of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan National Agencies on standards and businesses on creation of the Poster Information on dried apricot and the Explanatory Brochure on the Application of the DDP-15 Standard was provided.
Identification of dried apricot under the new edition of the International Standard will allow business representatives to enter international markets, increase export potential and economies of Central Asian countries.
In order to eliminate technical barriers to trade, issue of introducing changes and additions to the UNECE International Standard DDP-07 concerning the marketing and commercial quality control of blackberry was discussed.
The event was attended by representatives of business structures, ministries, departments, international organizations, universities and other interested people.
The organizers of the session were the Center of Family Medicine (CFM), the GIZ’s project Trade Facilitation in Central Asia, the Austrian International Organization Hilfswerk Austria International and the UNDP Regional Project Wider Europe: Promoting Trade in Central Asia.